He fears being tied down young, one of the main reasons he wants to end his relationship with Helen, and repeatedly cheats on her with other women.
Despite her beauty and success, she is often insecure about her poor background and low education, as she dropped out of high school at the end of her junior year; Barry was the only reason she had stayed until then.Due to her low esteem, she worries about losing what she has worked for.After Bud reveals his identity, he tries to strangle her. Helen Shivers is one of the main characters in the first film, portrayed by Sarah Michelle Gellar.She was one of the teens who agreed to dump Ben's body.Then while locking a door, the fisherman attacks Elsa and kills her by slashing her throat.
When Helen hears her scream, she goes to investigate and is attacked by the fisherman and escapes by jumping through the window into a dumpster.
She comes from a large, and financially struggling family, and suffers verbal abuse from her bitter older sister, Elsa. Collingsworth Wilson chases her into her bathroom, where she falls from a second-story window, but recovers.
Barry William Cox is one of the main characters in the original film, portrayed by Ryan Phillippe.
Julie Nicole James is a central character in both I Know What You Did Last Summer and its sequel, I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, portrayed by Jennifer Love Hewitt. In the second film, Ben had set up her, Karla and Tyrell, with the help of his son, Will.
She was the only one who disagreed with dumping Ben's body and felt the guiltiest about the accident. She again survives Ben's attack and kills him by shooting him many times.
Barry is killed the same year while watching Helen from atop a balcony, where he is repeatedly slashed by Ben's hook, with his body later placed in ice.